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Nancy Lieberman

Big 3 Head Coach, Olympian, President/ Founder, Nancy Lieberman Charities

Personal Data:

Birthdate: 7/1/19581/ Birthplace: NY // Height S'IO•// College: Old Dominion University 

Career Highlights:

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer// 2018 BIG3 Coach of the Year --Team Power // Named Head Coach of Team Power becoming the first female Head Coach of the BIG3 League// Former Assistant Coach of the Sacramento Kings// Former Assistant General Manager of NBA D-League's Texas Legends // FOX Sports In-studio analyst for the Oklahoma City Thunder // Former NBA D-League Head Coach for the Texas Legends// ESPN/ABC analyst for the NBA, WNBA, and NCAA basketball// President of the Women's Sports Foundation from 1999-2000// Former Coach and GM of the Detroit Shock of the WNBA// In 2008, played for the Shock and became the oldest player in WNBA history at age 50// The Nancy Lieberman Point Guard of the Year Award is presented to the top collegiate PG in women's college basketball // First woman to ever play in a men's professional league // Three-time All-American at ODU 1978-1980// Youngest basketball player in Olympic History to earn a silver medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics 

One of a Kind:

First female Head Coah to win a championship in a professional men's sports league// On Nov. 5, 2009, Lieberman became the first female Head Coach of a men's professional basketball team and is the second woman to be named Assistant Coach in NBA history // "I have high expectations. I haven't made it in a man's for 35 years by being soft, scared, or insecure." said Lieberman about her first season with the Legends// Led the Legends to a playoff berth in their inaugural season, becoming only the third coach in the NBA or NBA D-League to lead an expansion team to the playoffs// Had jersey by the Texas at 2011-12 season opener 

Lending a Helping Hand: 

Created the Nancy Lieberman Foundation in 1989// The foundation uses basketball clinics and camps to teach girls boys about drug and alcohol awareness, peer pressure, and the advantages of getting a good education// Also actively involved with the Special Olympics, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Jimmy V Foundation, and National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Lone Star Chapter 

Preaching Success:

A world-renowned motivational and keynote speaker at events for organizations Such as Nike, Bank of America. FedEx. JP Morgan and many more // Topics of discussion include business and sports. image and self-esteem. teamwork, winning, working, and parenting 

Accomplished Author:

Nancy's most recent book, Playbook for Success teaches the top sports-related skills women need to thrive in the corporate world// CO-authored Basketball for Women with Robin Roberts in 1995// Wrote her autobiography Lady Magic: The Autobiography of Nancy Lieberman-Cline in 1992// First book, titled Basketball My Way, was written in 1984

 

Tuesday, September 17

FEATURED PRESENTATION

 

Nancy Lieberman, Big 3 Head Coach, Olympian, President/ Founder, Nancy Lieberman Charities